On Tuesday 16th July the monthly Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Question Time took place in the House of Commons. This monthly question time allows MP's to raise questions with all the Ministers within the department.
Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson has welcomed the award of a £1.2 million grant for domestic abuse charity Refuge to provide a 24/7 free helpline for victims of domestic abuse, saying it will help those in Pendle suffering abusive relationships.
Pendle MP, Andrew Stephenson, has raised concerns about the lack of enforcement on McDermott Homes following a number of planning law breaches. McDermott is building 82 houses on The Lower Rough off Windemere Avenue, Colne.
Pendle MP, Andrew Stephenson, has welcomed the reinstatement of a direct bus service between Earby and Skipton. Earby has been without a direct Skipton service for approximately 2 years following changes to the timetable by Transdev.
Andrew is calling for more Play Streets to be introduced across Pendle. Play streets are quiet residential streets that are temporarily closed to through traffic so that local children can have the space to themselves for a few hours each week.